falls between yule & ostara
this Sabbat is time for new beginnings.
we don’t just celebrate fertility in the sense of procreation, but also our creative fertility; our renewed inspiration & spiritual rebirth. It is the time of year to ignite change within ourselves.
e begin to notice the sun in sky shining longer & longer each day. Candles are lit to symbolize the returning daylight and we celebrate the promise of spring.
milk & honey,
candles, fire, forges,
wells & water
Burning remaining Yule greens
Cleanse yourself with a ritual bath
Honor the sun with a circle of candles
Bless candles for ritual use
Search for signs of spring
Drink honeyed milk
Host a bonfire
divine with fire; burn mugwort or gaze into flames
garnet, onyx, ruby, amethyst, turquoise, bloodstone
white, yellow, red, pink, green
basil,bay & coltsfoot
breads, especially seed bread, milk & other dairy, honey, herbal tea, spiced wine, lamb